Paladino cruises past Avella in northeast Queens City Council race

District 19 Council Member Vickie Paladino is on her way to another term after securing the majority of the votes against former Council Member Tony Avella in the Nov. 7 general election, according to unofficial results from the city’s Board of Elections.

As of Tuesday night, the unofficial results have Paladino in the lead with 54%of the vote for the northeast Queens, City Council seat  representing Bayside, Whitestone, College Point, Douglaston, Little Neck and parts of northern Flushing